Category: Finance

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

What benefits are available for disabled or older people?

There are a range of benefits available for disabled or older people, including Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Winter Fuel Payment and more. So please make sure you’re getting everything you’re entitled to! Here are...

PIP rates will change in April

If you have long term ill-health or disability, and you are aged 16 or over and have not reached State Pension age, Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can help you with some of the extra costs....

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

You might live till you’re 103

Half of Today’s children will live until the age of 103, meaning people will have to work longer to support themselves and the rapidly-rising older population will have to learn to get by without relying...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Christmas Grants

What help is out there? We always see a dramatic increase in people using our website in the aftermath of Christmas due to debts accumulated over the holiday.  As it can be a difficult time financially...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

April Price Hikes: What You Need to Know

Find out what support is available to you Have you noticed that most of your everyday essential bills seem to be more expensive this month? That’s because the 1st April was named National Price Hike...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

How much money do you actually need to live off?

£10,000? £20,000? £30,000? Have you ever thought about how much money you actually need to have a decent standard of living? The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has worked out the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) for 2018....

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Are your bills higher than average?

How much are the average water, energy and council tax bills? In the last few years, bills of all sorts have risen sharply. Since 1989, water bills have risen above inflation by over 40%; energy...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Help with water bills

Can you get reduced water bills? Since 1989, water bills have risen above inflation by about 40%. It is estimated that between 2010 and 2015, water companies made an extra £1.2 billion from bills being...